Birds Ornament

Birds Ornament

Plain white ceramic ornament – part of a larger object – comprising three birds on a branch, possibly parrots. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Dolls’ House Tureen

Dolls’ House Tureen

Dolls’ house tureen, decorated with a blue band and thinner bands of gold, with scrolled handles, The lid is missing. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Dolls’ Plate

Dolls’ Plate

Chipped plain white ceramic plate from a dolls’ house or dolls’ tea set. The underside is shown in the photo. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Mystery Object

Mystery Object

Flat bone disc with a hole through the centre. Is it part of the teat fitting for a baby’s feeding bottle?
Large Doll’s Leg (Side View)

Large Doll’s Leg (Side View)

Large doll’s leg, with orange/ yellow boot and brown ribbon at the knee. The doll would have had a fabric body to which her ceramic limbs and head were attached. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Large Doll’s Leg

Large Doll’s Leg

Large doll’s leg, with orange/ yellow boot and brown ribbon at the knee. The doll would have had a fabric body to which her ceramic limbs and head were attached. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Lion Tureen Lid Knob

Lion Tureen Lid Knob

Knob/ handle from the top of a tureen lid, in the shape of a lion (poorly cast). From ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Doll’s Arm

Doll’s Arm

Doll’s arm, with some damage to the finger tips. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Clown Ornament

Clown Ornament

Ornament of a boy dressed as a clown. The base is broken off. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Dolls’ House Ewer

Dolls’ House Ewer

Mouded ewer (washstand jug) for a dolls’ house, with rib and dot design. Undamaged. Found amid domestic ash and refuse of the 1890s.
Female Statuette

Female Statuette

Broken statuette or ornament involving a woman or girl leaning over/ into an object, perhaps a large vessel. She wears a pink top, blue sash, white socks, blue shoes and a skirt decorated with flowers in green and red. Her legs are coloured in light flesh tones. The...
Staffordshire Dog

Staffordshire Dog

Pearlware Staffordshire dog’s head, holding a basket of flowers in its mouth, c. 1840. Discarded before 1883.
Pug Ornament

Pug Ornament

Small white ceramic pug ornament, with possible traces of brown/ red colouring. The pug is wearing a collar with three bells. The feet and base of the ornament are missing. Found amid London rubbish dumped on the Essex marshes.
Cat and Mouse Trinket Box Lid

Cat and Mouse Trinket Box Lid

Plain white ceramic trinket box lid, with the remains of a handle or ring holder (in the shape of tree roots/ branches) to the rear. A nest of mice has been disturbed by two cats. On the left the cat is missing. Its rear paws were on the tree, its fore-paws on the...